Coronavirus update: Ajit Pawar urges special trains post-lockdown to ferry migrant workers

Death toll touches 686

By DTE Staff
Published: Thursday 23 April 2020

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on April 23, 2020, urged Union Minister for Railways, Piyush Goyal to run special long-distance trains from Mumbai and Pune after the lockdown ends on May 3 to ferry migrant workers stuck in Maharashtra to their native states.

  • India’s tally for cases positive to the SARS-CoV-2 virus reached 21,700 on April 23 morning, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.


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